Dec 2, 2012 11:00pm EST
] >> that's what i'm talking about! >> whoo! >> steve wynn is the man with the midas touch who added glamour to the gambling industry. >> if you're gonna start a gambling joint, start a gambling joint. >> he transformed las vegas into an international tourist spot, but the odds haven't changed. >> the only way to win in a casino... >> is to own one. >> own one. >> unless you're very lucky. [stopwatch ticking] >> internet gaming is illegal in the united states and absolutely thriving. >> yes! >> right now, as you watch this story, 70,000 people are gambling on party poker, and that's just one site. >> there will be more online poker games per day at the end of this year than all of the casinos in the entire world put together. >> welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm steve kroft. by some estimates, gambling in this country is a nearly $100-billion industry. it attracts everyone from flamboyant businessmen to nefarious conmen. while the odds are heavily stacked against them, for millions of americans, gambling remains enormously popular, even in these hard economic times. in this episode, charlie
Dec 14, 2012 1:00pm EST
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Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm EST
in steve wynn. how about john in california? >> caller: boo ya, jim. my question is double down on barnes & noble right now? >> no. i went over that with a fine tooth comb. a lot of people didn't like the book basis. unfortunately those guys i love them they are a temple of sector learning you can't own the stock. illinois, charlie. >> caller: boo ya, jim, from central illinois. >> heartland. what's going on there? >> caller: well, i wanted to thank you for your excellent presentations scaling in and out of stock transactions. last friday it was very good. i'm interested in scaling into rentech nitrogen. >> with that good yield i think you're taking the appropriate action. i do want to scale into it. i think it's very attractive here. kevin in north carolina. kevin >> caller: yes, jim, a big boo ya to you. calling in about applied materials. >> oh, boy. all right, mr. tar heel. that's got a 3.5% yield. sell it because i don't think it's got anything cooking. laura in new york. laura. >> caller: hi, jim, it's laura from new york. how are you? >> how are you, laura? >> caller: good, thanks.
Dec 31, 2012 8:00am PST
and disturbing story we're bringing to you right now. as i understand it, dawn wynn was with the gunman at the time these weapons were purchased. fred, what can you tell us about this? >> i can tell you a bunch of things. everybody knows you don't buy cigarettes for a 12-year-old in the grocery store. you don't buy cases of beer for a bunch of 16-year-olds in their car parked in the parking lot of a liquor store. what possessed this woman to purchase two weapons, assault weapon and shotgun for this guy? the guy was a convicted felon. under the law he is forbidden to possess the law under any circumstances. on federal form in bold letters, are you real buyer or buying this for something else. this is making a false statement. that is a felony. she made a false statement and aided and abet ad convicted felon in possessing a a firearm that is another crime. uma: eric, they want to send a strong message. >> they should send a strong message. uma: airing rick, go ahead. >> a pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood. that is the point the government wants to do. i agree with everything fred